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  • The Naturalist

  • The Naturalist, Book 1
  • By: Andrew Mayne
  • Narrated by: Will Damron
  • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,636
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,424
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,421

Professor Theo Cray is trained to see patterns where others see chaos. So when mutilated bodies found deep in the Montana woods leave the cops searching blindly for clues, Theo sees something they missed. Something unnatural. Something only he can stop. As a computational biologist, Theo is more familiar with digital code and microbes than the dark arts of forensic sleuthing. But a field trip to Montana suddenly lands him in the middle of an investigation into the bloody killing of one of his former students.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic! I loved this book!!

  • By shelley on 10-02-17

Not what expected!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-22-18

I won't ruin the story, but take a chance. Liked the science. Well written and performed.

  • Lord of the Silent

  • An Amelia Peabody Novel of Suspense, Book 13
  • By: Elizabeth Peters
  • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
  • Length: 16 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 550
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 500
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 487

Undeterred by world war and enemy submarines, Amelia and Emerson set sail once again for Egypt, where ghosts of an ancient past and spectres of a present-day evil hover silently over an inscrutable land. In the autumn of 1915 Cairo is transformed into an army camp teeming with enemy agents and shockingly bold tomb robbers are brazenly desecrating the ancient sites. Amelia seeks refuge at a remote dig in Luxor, but this provides no guarantee of safety when she discovers a fresh corpse in an ancient tomb.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Unabridged finally!

  • By Amazon Customer on 01-13-15

LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS SERIES

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-08-17

This is so wonderfully written! Love all the characters, and Barbara Rosenblat brings each of them to life!!!

  • Crimson Shore

  • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
  • Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
  • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,966
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,645
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,635

A seemingly straightforward private case turns out to be much more complicated - and sinister - than Special Agent A. X. L. Pendergast ever could have anticipated. Pendergast, together with his ward, Constance Greene, travels to the quaint seaside village of Exmouth, Massachusetts, to investigate the theft of a priceless wine collection. But inside the wine cellar, they find something considerably more disturbing: a bricked-up niche that once held a crumbling skeleton.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • They Jumped the Shark!

  • By Nan Holt on 11-15-15

Bad Behavior

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-22-16

Who was your favorite character and why?

Pendergast of course...however he along with Constance Green, come off snobbish, condescending, and darn mean spirited.

What about Rene Auberjonois’s performance did you like?

Love him!!

Any additional comments?

Keep them coming ! Love the series!

  • The Ape Who Guards the Balance

  • The Amelia Peabody Series, Book 10
  • By: Elizabeth Peters
  • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
  • Length: 15 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,233
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 879
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 871

Against the romantic backdrop of Edwardian Egypt, the irresistible Amelia Peabody and her charmingly unconventional family prove themselves to be formidable foes of villainy. In The Ape Who Guards the Balance, Amelia must muster all of her considerable skills of detection to unravel a snarled web of stolen archeological treasures, murderous cults, and fallen women.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Wonderful Book in the Series

  • By Yvonne Jocks on 11-30-05

Peters..Rosenblat..perfection

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-16-16

Would you listen to The Ape Who Guards the Balance again? Why?

Yes...love the characters, story was interesting, Romance, Mystery, Egypt!

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

Maybe not on the edge but close to it.

What does Barbara Rosenblat bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

She is a marvelous narrator!!!!!

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes

  • Hunger

  • The Hunger Series Book 1
  • By: Jeremiah Knight
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 234
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 216
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 217

Desperate to solve a global food shortage, ExoGen scientist Dr. Ella Masse oversees the creation and release of RC-714, a gene that unlocks millions of years of adaptation and evolution, allowing crops to use long dormant junk DNA to rapidly adapt to any environment. The world's food supply grows aggressively, occupying every inch of earth, no matter how inhospitable.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Deadly rabbits!!!!

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 10-25-15

Excellent Read

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-16-16

Would you listen to Hunger again? Why?

Yes.......it is fast paced and keeps you guessing!

What was one of the most memorable moments of Hunger?

When Jacob sees his Mother!

What about Jeffrey Kafer’s performance did you like?

Everything....he could read the ingredients off a can of soup and I would enjoy it.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Maybe 2 sittings!

Any additional comments?

Keep it coming!

  • The Curse of the Pharaohs

  • The Amelia Peabody Series, Book 2
  • By: Elizabeth Peters
  • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
  • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,480
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,808
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,798

The sun rides high over the British Empire and the light still sparkles brightly in Amelia Peabody's eye as she returns for her second adventure in archaeology and romantic mystery as recounted in her lively journal, The Curse of the Pharaohs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful!

  • By Leanna on 04-20-11

Just discovered Amelia Peabody!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-21-14

Would you consider the audio edition of The Curse of the Pharaohs to be better than the print version?

Yes Rosenblat is an amazing narrator! She brings the characters to life!

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

Yes all the twists and turns, and the interactions between husband &wife!

Which character – as performed by Barbara Rosenblat – was your favorite?

Amelia she brings her to life. I could picture her in my head.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

I loved the whole book!!

  • Gideon's Sword

  • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
  • Narrated by: John Glover
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,052
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,555
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,551

At 12, Gideon Crew witnessed his father, a world-class mathematician, accused of treason and gunned down. At 24, summoned to his dying mother's bedside, Gideon learned the truth: His father was framed and deliberately slaughtered. With her last breath, she begged her son to avenge him. Now, with a new purpose in his life, Gideon crafts a one-time mission of vengeance, aimed at the perpetrator of his father's destruction. His plan is meticulous, spectacular, and successful.But from the shadows, someone is watching. A very powerful someone, who is impressed by Gideon's special skills.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Gideon simply doesn't rise to his potential

  • By Cary on 09-25-11

Disappointed!

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-24-11

Was waiting for this to come out, bought it immediately.........I couldn't make it through the whole book. I wasn't expecting Pendergast, was hoping for a new and quirky character....my mind wandered everytime I turned this audio on, finally gave up.

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